Pro-Life Lawsuit against the state of Illinois

Pro-Life Lawsuit against the State of Illinois

On November 30, 2017, the Thomas More Society filed a taxpayer lawsuit against State of Illinois officials in a counter attack against House Bill 40, which requires public funding of tens of thousands of elective abortions. The taxpayer lawsuit, filed in the Sangamon County Circuit Court, is brought on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Illinois taxpayers, represented by county and statewide pro-life organizations including the Illinois Federation for Right to Life and it's many affiliates.
HB 40 would force every Illinoisan to pay for free abortions for those on Medicaid and state employee health insurance. This would apply through the full nine months of pregnancy and for any reason, even when the latest scientific research has shown that the unborn child can feel pain and survive outside the womb.

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September 28, 2015

Made available to young teens, use of Plan B has increased

In 2006, teens 18 years old and up could buy Plan B, otherwise known as the morning after pill, without a prescription. Those age limits were lifted in 2015 so younger girls can buy it, or their boyfriend or adult molester. Penny Nance is president of Concerned Women for America, and she says the results of allowing younger girls to use the morning after pill are concerning.

“Now that we've made the morning after pill available for anyone at any age, we're seeing an extreme increase in teen use,” she tells OneNewsNow. “About a decade ago, it was one in twelve kids using it, and now a report has come out that about one in five teenage girls have used the morning after pill, which we know is an abortifacient.”

That may be due to promiscuity, but another problem is that the Food and Drug Administration rushed the drug through the process without research on how the drug would impact growing bodies. It's a very strong dose of birth control medication.

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